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Public Inquiry into Swindon fire that lasted 2 months

Councillors in Swindon have voted to hold a public inquiry into a fire at a recycling plant which had been burning for eight weeks. The fire began at Averies Recycling in Marshgate in July.

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Safety breaches at Swindon waste plant firm

The Health & Safety Executive has confirmed that there were 32 breaches of regulations at Averies Recycling in Swindon, prior to a fire that broke out on Monday 21 July.

Crews are still at the scene, three days on

Smoke is still issuing from the giant pile of waste at a Swindon recycling plant, three days after a fire Credit: ITV News/Robert Murphy

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